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Cellar Technician


Lubbock, TX

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Job Description:

FermForge is on the cusp of becoming the leader of the Texas wine industry. First and foremost, we are a custom crush facility with over 150,000 gals of stainless-steel tanks and more than 300 acres of planted vineyards. We are looking for a passionate individual to help coordinate cellar activities from the crush forward in this, our inaugural vintage - 2022. We are building the team for the long term, and this is a strategic position – akin to the drummer in the band, keeping the tempo for everyone. Harvest is coming.

Are you a quality-conscious person? Long harvest days are the norm, but safety will be adhered to. We are looking for a motivated, passionate team player who is excited to immerse themselves. The cellar technician could be your first step into the world of wine!

Job Duties
-Customer service & client satisfaction is Job ONE!
-Assist with preparations for harvest - cleaning equipment and receiving supplies;
-Help with all aspects of the crush pad and cellar– cleaning equipment, receiving fruit, prepping tanks, pump-overs, monitoring fermentations, additions, draining, and pressing;
-If in doubt, there is probably something to clean.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
-Must be able to communicate in English (spoken and written);
-Excellent oral and written communication skills; algebra and math skills are required;
-Work standing for long periods with extended hours during harvest is common;
-Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
-Ability to work in hot and cold environments, occasionally sticky, wet, or exhausted;
-Must be able to bend, kneel and reach; balance/climb on ladders;
-Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds; work overtime and weekends during harvest;
-Cleaning. Scrupulously clean.
-Must be at least 21years old.

Full-time availability is required starting by late July 2022 through the harvest, typically late October. This position can become full-time for the right applicant. Hourly pay - $17.00+(DOE). Work history, experience, education, or military service are all factors.

Taco Tuesdays? Yes.

Multiple positions for harvest are being considered.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Wednesday, June 22nd
Type of Work:
Harvest Help
Job Level:
Entry Level
Salary Information:
$17/hr + DOE

Contact Information:

Brian Cheeseborough